Wildlife Protection & Preservation

An interview with Sandra Jung, Germany's youngest self-employed falconer

Sandra Jung is the youngest self-employed falconer in Germany. Together with her business partner, Benedikt Nyssen, she runs a falconry with 23 birds of prey at Greifenstein Castle in the state of Thuringia.

She shares what we can learn from wild animals in her book, Die Herrscher der Lüfte und ich [The Masters of Sky and Me].

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For Sandra Jung, falconry and hunting allows her to be as close as possible to nature. Sandra discovered her passion for birds of prey at the age of just 16 when she began working voluntarily at weekends for a falconry centre. Sandra subsequently acquired her hunting qualification and falconry licence in 2011.

Now the business management student runs a small bird of prey operation business between Cologne and Düsseldorf with her boyfriend Benedikt Nyssen.

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Moments made by ZEISS

Wildlife Protection & Preservation

The Rhino Conservation Awards were initiated by Dr. Larry Hansen and Ms Xiaoyang Yu, with the purpose to create awareness of rhino conservation issues while recognising exceptional individuals and organisations for their efforts in protecting Africa’s rhino population.

The annual Awards take place since 2012 and this year, Carl Zeiss Sports Optics has undertaken to sponsor the Awards, which are held on the 27th of July.
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Why it’s better than any other meat

Game Recipes

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Wildlife Protection & Preservation

Winter is the time of wild game. For people from all over the world game meat will be on the table this holiday season. Not only is the meat of wild animals particularly tasty, it also features a lot of healthy benefits. But there are still people out there who do not know why game is better than any other meat from domestic livestock.

Here are some reasons with which you can convince others of the benefits of game meat. All meat-eaters can benefit from mixing up their diet with tasty game.
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